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Letters to the Editor (12/23/14)

Time for Miss Liberty to put on some modern duds In reference to Viewpoint by Aron Lawrence in the Nov. 18 issue, I would heartily agree with the idea he proposed of new designs for our coinage. Everyone loves the … Continue reading

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Product limit set for gold Kennedy half dollar

The United States Mint announced today that the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy gold half dollar proof coin (product code K15) will have a product limit of 75,000 coins. As of Nov. 30, the Mint has sold 67,640 coins. Commemorating the … Continue reading

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Gobrecht dollar patterns displayed

The all-time finest 1836-1839 Gobrecht dollar patterns set will be exhibited for the first time anywhere in public at the January 2015 Florida United Numismatists convention. The display at the Professional Coin Grading Service booth, number 108, will be courtesy … Continue reading

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Native American dollar in set has special finish

Buyers of the 2014 American $1 Coin and Currency Set that went on sale Nov. 20 got a holiday surprise. The set, which sells for $13.95, contains one Enhanced Uncirculated finish 2014 Native American $1 coin from the United States … Continue reading

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Standard Catalog of World Coins 5 Book Set

The five volumes listing the latest foreign coin values – the pinnacle of every coin reference library – are now offered as a special package. Krause Publications has gathered its award-winning price guides, covering five centuries of world coins. Rich … Continue reading

The five volumes listing the latest foreign coin values - the pinnacle of every coin reference library - are now offered as a special package.
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E.I.C. gold 5 guineas in auction

Any Great British golden 5 guineas is a rare coin. And when one from Britain’s House of Hanover comes on the market in high grade and carrying the magic letters “E.I.C.,” the gleams in collectors’ eyes are certain to frighten … Continue reading

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Bank notes celebrate lunar New Year

By Kerry Rodgers For well over 30 years various world mints have welcomed each lunar New Year with issues of lunar coins. The number has grown such that the lunar commemoratives have become the largest annual coin program on the … Continue reading

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Batman augmented reality coin released

Fans of the Caped Crusader can buy new gold and silver Batman coins from APMEX, the exclusive distributor in North America. They commemorate the 75th anniversary of the comic book and movie character. As a bonus there is a 3-D … Continue reading

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Bust dollar variety ID’d by ICG

Independent Coin Graders has confirmed and encapsulated a newly discovered die marriage for an 1803 Large 3 Draped Bust silver dollar that was found in an old collection. The coin has an attractive original surface and is in Very Fine-20 … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Honor Apollo 11 landing with coin

By Michael A. Olson The 50th anniversary of the July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 lunar landing will occur in 2019. At the time of this writing, Congress has not passed legislation for either of the two open commemorative coin programs … Continue reading

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